This event is appropriate for health practitioners and community workers.
This workshop explores health literacy at multiple levels. Participants explore strategies and tools to improve client/patient understanding of written and spoken health information. Participants then identify how they can embed organisation-wide health literacy strategies into systems, operations, planning and workforce development.
Course outcomes – on completion of this course participants will be able to:
• Identify principles of health literacy and models of practice.
• Apply tools to improve clients’ understanding of health information.
• Identify where their organisation can best undertake action on health literacy.
Presenter: Siri Gunawardana, Centre for Culture, Ethnicity and Health (CEH)